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Job ID :
51912BR
Location :
US - California - Sunnyvale
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Job Description
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.



How Will You Make an Impact?

The Technical Writer III will work with cross-functional teams to produce end-user documentation for scientific instruments (ion chromatography systems and solvent extraction systems). The technical writer will apply his or her writing, editing, graphics, and photography skills to a range of documentation, including installation instructions, operator’s manuals, annual preventive maintenance procedures, and online Help. Production and release of deliverables will be in compliance with ISO 9001 procedures. Successful writers in our group are team players with a positive attitude and a commitment to continuous improvement.


What will you do?

  • Research, develop, and write user documentation from information provided by subject-matter experts, product managers, and other project team members.
  • Write clearly and concisely to meet the needs of the target audience.
  • Identify and provide graphics and photos that improve understanding of the product.
  • Manage review cycles to ensure timely feedback by stakeholders.
  • Participate in design reviews and new product development meetings as necessary.
  • When possible, install and use the product being documented.
  • Show proficiency in use of the required Technical Writing and project software applications.
  • Review and make recommendations to project teams about error messages, tool tips, dialog boxes, and usability.
  • Work with minimal supervision and manage time effectively.
  • Manage multiple documentation projects simultaneously.
  • Release documentation according to our site processes.
  • Follow all processes, style guides, templates, and corporate branding guidelines.
Identify and suggest improvements to Technical Writing processes and deliverables


How will you get there?


Education

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., physical science, English, or technical communication) preferred; professional experience will be considered in lieu of this

Experience

  • 6 years of experience researching and writing technical documentation for scientific instruments or other complex products
  • Ability to organize information logically
  • Ability to write clearly, concisely, and accurately
  • Keen attention to detail and high regard for quality
  • Solid knowledge of at least some of the following: FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Illustrator, CorelDRAW, Photoshop, and Acrobat
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong project management, relationship management, and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values—Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement





This his position has not been approved for relocation assistance.



About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.


Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.





Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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